MIT Media Laboratory, Cambridge, MA
Master of Science degree in Media Arts and Sciences, June 1999. Member of the Aesthetics and Computation Group, led by John Maeda.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Design, and Computation, with minors in Architecture and Music, graduated June 1997. Member of Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society and Pi Tau Sigma mechanical engineering honor society.
Santa Rosa High School, Santa Rosa, CA
Valedictorian in class of 450, graduated June 1993.
Digital designer for the film, broadcast, motion design studio.
Aesthetics and Computation Group, MIT Media Lab Sept 96May 99
Thesis research project explored custom computation models for expressive, dimensional typography.
Maedastudio, Lexington, MA JuneAugust 1997
Consulted with the digital and print media design studio. Developed designs for various print and interactive projects including the Maedastudio website.
Jessica Helfand Studio, New York, NY JuneAugust 1996
Interned for the small new media and graphic design studio. Contributed to the design of several projects: the studio website and the Mixing Messages exhibit at the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum.
Interactive Cinema, MIT Media Lab May 1995May 1996
Designed interface and graphic elements for a cd-rom/web hyper-portrait project about Jerome B. Wiesner.
Building Technology Department, MIT FebruaryMay 1995
Assisted in building a displacement ventilation system in a scale model office and in using video to visualize and analyze gas flow within the model.
Center for Advancement of Visual Studies, MIT September 1994January 1995
Designed a word-image based language for visually disabled people. Tested word-images and poems using the scanning laser opthalmoscope, a diagnostic tool which projects images onto the retina.
Desktop Publishing, Santa Rosa, CA JuneAugust 1993
Created advertisements, logos, newsletters, and other designs.
Experience in Java, C, C++ and Visual Basic programming, Open GL, Open Inventor, After Effects, Maya, AutoCAD, 3DStudio, Macromedia Flash, Photoshop, QuarkXPress. Knowledge of French, Korean, Spanish. Interests include piano and pottery.